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Since The English Patient, author Michael Ondaatje is an international star, and each new novel is greeted with appropriate fanfare. So too the haunting The Cat's Table.
Plenty of writers proceed without courses, without MFAs. They read voraciously, and learn about writing from reading, the way we learned to write before there were courses in it.